Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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B Reactor, Hanford Site

Teapot Dome Gas Station

P-I Globe

Reard Freed Farmstead

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Carmack House

Lone Star Cement Building

National Guard of Washington Armory

Bruggemann Ranch

Scout House

Mukai Farm and Garden

Downtown Sprague

LaFramboise Farmstead

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Schooner Wawona

Morgan Middle School

Lincoln School

Arlington High School

Old City Hall

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Hastings Buildings

Bush House

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Kelley Farm

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Post Hospital

Stephenson House

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Valley Schoolhouse

Fort Steilacoom

Nuclear Reactor Building

McMillin Bridge

Skykomish Hotel

Digester Building

Kapus Farmstead

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Haller House

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Snohomish County Courthouse

Fowler House

East Seattle School

Providence Heights College

Washington Hall

BNSF Depot

Bettinger House

National Historic District

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Green Mountain Lookout

Steilacoom Train Depot

Trafton Elementary

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

William O. McKay Ford

Parlor Car #1799

Surrey Downs

Electric Building

Dvorak Barn

Anderson-Baum Cabin

McReavy House

South Harbor Park Stack

Old Tumwater Brewery

Packard House

Ellensburg Depot

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Jensen-Byrd Building

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Point Hudson

Camp Kilworth

Moran School Administration Building

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Libbey House

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Old Woodinville School

Scottish Rite

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Day Block

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Howard S. Wright House

McNeil Island

Elks Building

Shelton Gymnasium

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Colville Indian Agency

Thayer Barn

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Longfellow School

Downtown Mount Vernon

First United Methodist Church

Vashon Elementary Gym

First Hill Apartments

St. Ignatius Hospital

Washington’s Historic Barns

Robert Morris Earthwork

Dorsey Bulding

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Oysterville Historic District

Collins Building

St. Nicholas Church

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Donovan District

Sand Point Naval Station

Waldo General Hospital

Old Ritzville Highschool

Old Granary Building

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Hyer Farm

First United Methodist Church

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Coke Oven Park

Murray Morgan Bridge

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Puget Power Building

BF Tabbott House

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Camp Waskowitz

Masonic Home of Washington

Curran House

Harborview Hall

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Port Angeles Fire Station

Northern State Hospital